Course in Not-for-profit Organization (NPO) in North America

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Not-for-profit Organization (NPO)

A course is the study of a particular topic within a wider subject area and is the foundation of a qualification. A typical course includes lectures, assessments and tutorials.

Not-for-profit organizations across the country are looking for dedicated people who can run their organizations. In a not-for-profit organization masters program, you will learn how to manage a nonprofit organization by mastering management styles, volunteer recruiting and nonprofit tax policy.

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Performance Counts!-Raise More by Demonstrating Your Effectiveness

Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University
Campus Part time 3 days September 2017 USA Evanston

This program will teach nonprofit leaders and board members why measuring performance is important, how to measure results in any type of organization, how to implement performance measurement within their organization, and how measurement can be linked to raising more money [+]

Course Studies in Not-for-profit Organization (NPO) in North America 2017.

Are you making a difference? How do you measure your impact on the community? How can you evaluate your progress toward your mission? And how can you improve?

In today’s competitive nonprofit environment, organizations are competing for funding on different terms: it’s not who you know anymore…it’s what you can deliver. As a result, nonprofits are striving to demonstrate the impact they are having on the community.

This program will teach nonprofit leaders and board members why measuring performance is important, how to measure results in any type of organization, how to implement performance measurement within their organization, and how measurement can be linked to raising more money. Participants will learn from leading academics, practitioners and representatives from the funding community. ... [-]


Capacity Building (Nonprofit Management Programs)

Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University
Campus Part time September 2017 USA Evanston

Capacity involves helping an organization to realize its potential through a process of improved integration of its strategy, structure, people, programs and systems. This course is for nonprofit leaders who want their organization to be better aligned with mission and to achieve its potential. [+]

How do you build high-performance organizations? Long neglected by nonprofits, capacity building has become a high priority within the nonprofit world.

 

Capacity involves helping an organization to realize its potential through a process of improved integration of its strategy, structure, people, programs and systems. Building capacity relates to developing and applying management practices and principles throughout an organization to produce results.

 

Nonprofit leaders should learn how to identify gaps and deficiencies within their organizations and methods to overcome barriers to achieving higher performance. They also need better understanding of metrics to measure performance and to benchmark their progress. This course is for nonprofit leaders who want their organization to be better aligned with mission and to achieve its potential. ... [-]


Nonprofit Board Governance — Accountability at the Top

Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University
Campus Part time 2 days September 2017 USA Evanston

This course focuses on means and methods to enable boards to maximize organizational effectiveness. Participants will learn how to assess and improve the effectiveness of a board, the executive director and top management, and the overall governance structure of the organization [+]

Course Studies in Not-for-profit Organization (NPO) in North America 2017.

Effective boards are critical to a nonprofit's success. While boards provide the legal governance structure for an organization, they rarely fulfill their responsibilities or potential.

 

This course focuses on means and methods to enable boards to maximize organizational effectiveness. Participants will learn how to assess and improve the effectiveness of a board, the executive director and top management, and the overall governance structure of the organization. Participants will also learn to better recognize typical governance problems and the best practices for dealing effectively with their successful resolution, including several drawn from the for-profit sector. ... [-]